Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Fujifilm FinePix T500

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

50

Fujifilm FinePix T500

39

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix T500

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 26 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix T500. Explore our gallery of 16 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S6300.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm T500

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
99x57x18 mm vs 94x58x26 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
12x vs 10x
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More than 40% more zoom
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 1"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
141 g vs 160 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$149.97 vs $269.00
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The best price we've seen is $119 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the S6300's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Battery life
Longer battery life
230 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Size Fairly small Help
              T50099x57x18 mm
              S630094x58x26 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              T5005 cm
              S630010 cm
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              T500200 shots
              S6300230 shots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              T500141 g
              S6300160 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              T5000.7"
              S63001"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              T5008s
              S63004s
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              T50012x
              S630010x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $91

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Fujifilm FinePix T500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $126

              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix T400

              Fujifilm FinePix T400

              Travel zoom

              $59

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $238

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $217

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $220

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $219 - $227

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $200

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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